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Who Was The Youngest & Boldest Leader Who Said The Craziest Things?

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I think Lepa Svetozara Radić was probably the youngest and boldest leader who said the craziest things under such insane circumstances too. She was executed in February of 1943 at 17 years of age, for taking shots at German officers during World War II. 

Who was Lepa Svetozara Radić?

Lepa Svetozara Radić was a brave young, Bosnian Serb communist, who was a member of the Yugoslav Partisans during World War II in Yugoslavia.

She was posthumously awarded the Order of the People's Hero on 20 December 1951, for her role in the resistance movement against the Axis powers—becoming the youngest recipient at the time.

As her captors tied the noose around her neck, in her last moments at the scaffold, the Germans offered to spare her life, in return for the names of the Communist Party leaders, and members in the shelter, but she refused their offer with the words:

"I am not a traitor of my people. Those whom you are asking about will reveal themselves when they have succeeded in wiping out all you evildoers, to the last man." 

She told the Germans that her compatriots would reveal themselves when they fought back for her passing. I praise her for being so intense, brave, and bold. 

She expressed, "Long live the Communist Party, and partisans! Fight, people, for your chance! Make an effort not to offer up to the miscreants! I will be killed, yet some people will fight back for me!"

Lepa Radić was only 17 years old when she was publicly executed.